Nutrition information credit to American Diabetes Association
Healthy Food Swaps: Eggplant slices instead of lasagna noodles; whole-wheat tortillas instead of flour tortillas; brown rice or whole-grain barley instead of white rice; grated cauliflower instead of rice
The Greener the Better!: All veggies are heart helpers, but spinach is rich in minerals that keep your blood vessels pliant. It is also high in nitrates, which have been shown to improve heart function in women.